Breast Cancer in New Jersey - 1979-1995
Appendix I:

Recommendations Regarding
Screening for Breast Cancer

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The American Cancer Society recommends:1

Age 20-39 -

Age 40 and older -

If you have a history of breast cancer in your family, discuss mammography screening guidelines and scheduling with your health care provider. Contact the American Cancer Society at 1-800- ACS-2345 or ask your doctor or nurse if you have questions about how to perform breast self-examination.


1From the American Cancer Society's "New Guidelines for the Early Detection of Breast Cancer."


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